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WiMAX Aviation 2014 - Brussels to Explore Future Outlook of Airport Communications


2nd annual event focused on deployment of AeroMACS-based technologies for the aviation industry


HERNDON, VA – ICNS – April 8, 2014 – The WiMAX Forum®, the global body that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based on IEEE Standard 802.16, has announced WiMAX Aviation 2014 - Brussels, a two-day conference focused on the advancement of wireless technology standards for the global aviation community. The event will be held on May 14-15, at EUROCONTROL Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

The purpose of the event is to foster collaboration between key players in the aviation and wireless industries. Building on the success of last year’s event, this year’s agenda will focus on current trends related to the deployment of a technology standard known as AeroMACS, for Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System. Sessions will highlight a range of topics, including best practices for operational efficiency, air interface specifications and certification, and deployment case studies.

“The WiMAX Forum is proud to support this industry as it continues to implement applications that are robust, efficient, secure and flexible,” said Declan Byrne, President of the WiMAX Forum. “Hosting our event at EUROCONTROL Headquarters will be excellent for the event, and wonderful for the industry as a whole.”

Some of the leading organizations in government and aviation will be in attendance such as: the Aviation Data Communication Corporation, CelPlan, DFS, DSNA, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, EUROCONTROL, FAA, Gemtek, Hitachi, Honeywell, NASA, Selex, SESAR Joint Undertaking, Siemens, Symantec and Thales Communications & Security.

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About the WiMAX Forum
The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. For more information, visit